[permaculture] Hands-on Permaculture Design Course
EarthWiz76 at aol.com
EarthWiz76 at aol.com
Wed Mar 6 00:10:57 EST 2002
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April 2002 - December 2002
Hands-on Permaculture Design Course
at the Wild Thyme Farm, Oakville, WA
This course will meet one day a week. The day of the week will be decided at
a meeting of all interested students.
Tuition: $1000 - $1200 sliding scale.(includes all fees and in-class
Facilitated by Marisha Auerbach and friends
This course will consist of hands-on experience and instruction, recommended
readings, field trips, and homework assignments designed to help the sutdents
reflect on ways to incorporate what they are learning into their lives. It
is not necessary to attend every hands-on activity to complete the course.
The objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of
permaculture techniques and strategies that one could incorporate into their
everyday life, or enhance their career. This course will provide diverse
hands-on experience, enhancing the student's knowledge of permaculture. The
intention is to facilitate a systems approach to thinking about different
issues, encouraging care for the earth and its inhabitants as a diverse
Topics that we will cover in this course include: Permaculture ethics and
principles, design and observation, patterning, edible landscaping, organic
gardening, greenhouse maintenance, introduction to biodynamics, zone and
sector planning, soil, water, nutrient cycling, foresrty, ethnobotany,
companion planting, forest gardening/orchard design, appropriate technology,
alternative housing, guild design and implementation, microclimates,
rainwater catchment & recycling, animal husbandry, pest control, energy
conservation, permaculture for the urban setting, medicinal herbs,
wildcrafting, flower essences, riparian area management, bioregionalism,
community economics, seed saving, canning and preserving, and agroforestry.
This course would be useful to urban planners, architects, gardeners,
landscape designers, environmentalists, small farmers, educators, foresters,
homesteaders, students, anthropologists, reclmation specialists, and anyone
else who would like to incorporate sustainable living practices in their
To learn more information about Marisha Auerbach or Wild Thyme Farm, please
check out our webpage (www.wildthymefarm.com), email at Earthwiz76 at aol.com,
or call (360) 273-7117.
have a beautiful day! :)
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